Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

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Entrance of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

1/6 Entrance to Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Walkways at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

2/6 Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach, walkways network on the dunes.

Access to Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

3/6 Access walkway to the sand at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Sea at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

4/6 Seafront at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Dunes at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

5/6 Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach, walkway on the dune system.

South at Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

6/6 South view of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach.

Weather and Tide Table

Waning Gibbous Moon
Mostly Cloudy
31200
21h06
Sunset
06h02
Sunrise
Seg
13 - 20
Ter
12 - 23
Qua
14 - 22
Qui
14 - 22
Sex
16 - 22
16
ºC
Air Temperature
NNW
24
km/h
Wind Speed and Direction
83
%
Relative Humidity
1017
mbar
Atmospheric Pressure
87%
Ebb Tide
05h15
to Low Tide
87
11:02
Low Tide
05:00
High Tide
No Data
Water Temperature
No Data
Wave Direction
No Data
Wave Medium Height
No Data
Wave Medium Period

95%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

94%
0,6 m
2 ft
Low Tide

93%
3,4 m
11.2 ft
High Tide

92%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

90%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

89%
0,7 m
2.3 ft
Low Tide

87%
3,3 m
10.8 ft
High Tide

86%
0,8 m
2.6 ft
Low Tide

84%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

82%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

80%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

78%
1,0 m
3.3 ft
Low Tide

76%
3,0 m
9.8 ft
High Tide

74%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

72%
2,9 m
9.5 ft
High Tide

70%
1,2 m
3.9 ft
Low Tide

67%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

65%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

63%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

60%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

58%
2,7 m
8.9 ft
High Tide

55%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

53%
2,5 m
8.2 ft
High Tide

50%
1,5 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

48%
2,5 m
8.2 ft
High Tide

45%
1,6 m
5.2 ft
Low Tide

43%
2,3 m
7.5 ft
High Tide

40%
1,6 m
5.2 ft
Low Tide

38%
2,5 m
8.2 ft
High Tide

35%
1,5 m
4.9 ft
Low Tide

33%
2,4 m
7.9 ft
High Tide

30%
1,6 m
5.2 ft
Low Tide

28%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

25%
1,3 m
4.3 ft
Low Tide

23%
2,6 m
8.5 ft
High Tide

21%
1,4 m
4.6 ft
Low Tide

19%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

17%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

15%
2,8 m
9.2 ft
High Tide

13%
1,1 m
3.6 ft
Low Tide

11%
3,1 m
10.2 ft
High Tide

9%
0,9 m
3 ft
Low Tide

About the Beach

What is Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach?

It's an Oceanic Beach in the northern hemisphere bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, located on the coast of Portugal - Iberian Peninsula - in the municipality of Matosinhos.

Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach is located in the vicinity of football field and displays an extensive sand, free from rocks. Its thin dune string is protected by a network of wooden walkways.
This beach is quite appreciated by scuba diving and history lovers for nearby sunk a German submarine from World War II, the U-1277.
Access is done by Rua das Algas and Travessa das Algas2.

References

  1. Algas Street
  2. Algas Alleyway

Where is it?

Map of Praia das Pedras Brancas Beach

Coordinates
Decimal Degrees (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Decimal Minutes (Lat/Long WGS84)
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds (Lat/Long WGS84)
Lat. 41.252569º
Lon. -8.723855º
N 41º 15.15414'
W 8º 43.4313'
N 41º 15' 9.25"
W 8º 43' 25.88"
Parish Lavra
County Matosinhos
District Porto
Region Douro Litoral
Country Portugal
Continent Europe
Ocean North Atlantic
Maritime Authority Capitania do Porto de Leixões
Protected Area
Bathing Water Pedras Brancas
Coastal Unit Cabo de Santo André - Foz do Douro (N)
Coastal Region Costa Verde

Awards

Award 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
Water Quality
Blue Flag
Gold Flag
Handicapped-Accessible Beach
Zero Polution

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